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Volunteers


Melanesia


Chris Leather

Chris Leather

Chris Leather is a World Vision/VSA volunteer working as a Grants Field Officer for World Vision PNG as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. She is accompanied by her husband, Gerald. They will return to New Zealand in May 2015. View full profile


Andrea Dekrout (past volunteer)

Andrea Dekrout  (past volunteer)

Andrea Dekrout worked as a Research and Training Adviser at the Autonomous Bougainville Government's Division of Primary Industry. She completed her assignment in May 2011. View full profile


Bill Shields (Past volunteer)

Bill Shields (Past volunteer)

Bill Shields is a Management Adviser at the Division of Media and Communication, Buka, Bougainville. He completed his assignment in October 2013. View full profile


Cameron Griffiths (Past volunteer)

Cameron Griffiths (Past volunteer)

Cameron Griffiths worked as a Records Management Adviser to the Division of Media and Communication, based in Buka. Cameron was accompanied by his partner, Gema. His assignment finished in November in 2013. View full profile


Bob Macfarlane (Past volunteer)

Bob Macfarlane (Past volunteer)

Bob Macfarlane was a World Vision/VSA volunteer working as a Marketing Adviser for World Vision PNG in Arawa, Bougainville. Bob was accompanied by his wife, Tiki. He finished his assignment in August 2014. View full profile


Josh Brooks (Past volunteer)

Josh Brooks (Past volunteer)

Josh Brooks was a GIS/Survey Adviser working with the Autonomous Government of Bougainville. He completed his assignment in March 2013. View full profile


Nicola Fowlie (Past volunteer)

Nicola Fowlie (Past volunteer)

Nicola Fowlie worked for the Arawa Women’s Centre Lodge as Hospitality and Tourism Assistant, working to improve the Centre's level of service delivery through enhanced customer service and the effective use of a database. She completed her assignment in February 2013. View full profile


Norah Riddick (Past volunteer)

Norah Riddick (Past volunteer)

Norah Riddick worked as a physiotherapist working with Callan Services in Bougainville. She completed her assignment in December 2013. View full profile


Philippa Robinson (Past volunteer)

Philippa Robinson (Past volunteer)

Philippa Robinson volunteered as Library Management Adviser at the Bougainville Heritage Foundation in Arawa. She completed her assignment in June 2014. View full profile


Pru Wellington (Past volunteer)

Pru Wellington (Past volunteer)

Pru Wellington is a Management Adviser at the Division of Community Development, Buka, Bougainville. She completes her assignment in October 2013. View full profile


Susan Hinkley (past volunteer)

Susan Hinkley (past volunteer)

Susan Hinkley worked as a Legal Adviser at the Nazerath Rehabilitation Centre in Bougainville. Susan was accompanied by her husband Tony. She completed her assignment in December 2010. View full profile


Viktoria Degerman (past volunteer)

Viktoria Degerman (past volunteer)

Viktoria Degerman worked as a School Counsellor at Hutjena Secondary School in Bougainville. She completed her assignment in July 2011. View full profile


Annabel Norman

Annabel Norman

Annabel Norman is volunteering as Arts Federation Adviser to the Division of Media and Communication in Buka, Bougainville. She will complete her assignment in January 2016.


Bruce Johnson

Bruce Johnson

Bruce Johnson is a World Vision/VSA volunteer working as an Agricultural Business Development Adviser for World Vision PNG as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. He will finish in February 2015.


Bruce McPherson

Bruce McPherson

Bruce McPherson is on a short-term assignment as Finance and Business Adviser with Bougainville Earthworks Ltd. He will complete his assignment in August 2014.


Carolyn Wilson

Carolyn Wilson

Carolyn Wilson is on UniVol assignment as a Tourism Project Assistant with the Division of Tourism in Buka, Bougainville. She will complete her assignment in February 2015.


Liz Hicks

Liz Hicks

Liz Hicks is volunteering as a Rehabilitation Centre Management Adviser at the Nazareth Rehabilitation Programme in Chabai, Bougainville. She will finish her assignment February 2015. View full profile


Nataly Noguer Blue

Nataly Noguer Blue

Nataly Noguer Blue is on UniVol assignment as Records Management and Archives Assistant with the Division of Media and Communication in Buka, Bougainville. She will complete her assignment in February 2015.


Moniek Kindred

Moniek Kindred

Moniek Kindred is a World Vision/VSA volunteer as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. She is working with World Vision PNG as a Food Security and Nutrition Adviser, based in Buka, Bougainville. Her assignment will conclude in May 2015.


Paul Bedggood

Paul Bedggood

Paul Bedggood is volunteering as an Ecotourism Adviser to the Rotokas Ecotourism Group based in Wakunai, Bougainville. He will finish his assignment in February 2015. View full profile


Stephanie Lamborn

Stephanie Lamborn

Stephanie Lamborn is on UniVol assignment as Records Management and Archives Assistant at the Division of Media and Communication in Buka, Bougainville. She will complete her assignment in January 2015.


Peter Brown

Peter Brown

Peter Brown is a VSA/World Vision volunteer working as a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Adviser as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. He is accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Elizabeth. He will complete his assignment in October 2015. View full profile


Anna Ravendran (past volunteer)

Anna Ravendran (past volunteer)

Anna Ravendran was a Youth Worker on VSA's UniVol programme, working at Wan Smolbag, Vanuatu. She completed her assignment in December 2011. View full profile


Chris Smart (Past volunteer)

Chris Smart (Past volunteer)

Chris Smart was a Business Adviser at the Office of the Registrar of Cooperatives and Business Development Services. He completed his assignment in October 2013. View full profile


Dianne Hambrook (past volunteer)

Dianne Hambrook (past volunteer)

Dianne Hambrook was a Desktop Publisher and Graphic Design Adviser at Wan Smolbag Theatre, Vanuatu. She completed her assignment in March 2012. View full profile


Don Miller (past volunteer)

Don Miller (past volunteer)

Don Miller worked as a Farm Support Association Assistant at the Farm Support Association in Vanuatu. Don was accompanied by his partner Helen who had recently completed a two year VSA assignment with Vanuatu Eli Jaelhud Asosiesen. He completed his assignment in December 2010. View full profile


Jade Boixo (Past volunteer)

Jade Boixo (Past volunteer)

Jade Boixo volunteered as a Learning and Development Support Officer working for Save the Children Australia in Port Vila, Vanuatu. She completed her assignment in February 2014. View full profile


Jane Rutledge (Past volunteer)

Jane Rutledge (Past volunteer)

Jane Rutledge was a World Vision/VSA volunteer working as a Marketing Adviser with World Vision Vanuatu as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. She completed her assignment in December 2013. View full profile


Karen Henry (Past volunteer)

Karen Henry (Past volunteer)

Karen Henry was a Tourism Business Adviser with the Department of Tourism, Vanuatu. She completed her assignment in May 2012. View full profile


Keith Hambrook (Past volunteer)

Keith Hambrook (Past volunteer)

Keith Hambrook was an Art Programme Adviser at the Department of Correctional Services, Vanuatu. He completed his assignment in June 2013. View full profile


Max Honey (Past volunteer)

Max Honey (Past volunteer)

Max Honey was on UniVol assignment as a Youth Worker with Northern Care Youth Clinic in Luganville. He completed his assignment in December 2013. View full profile


Simon Donald (Past volunteer)

Simon Donald (Past volunteer)

Simon Donald volunteered as a Disaster Communications Adviser for the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) in Port Vila, Vanuatu. He completed his assignment in February 2014. View full profile


Vic Hewson (past volunteer)

Vic Hewson (past volunteer)

Vic Hewson was a School Managment Coach working with the Ministry of Education. He completed his assignment in March 2012.


Wayne Mills (Past volunteer)

Wayne Mills (Past volunteer)

Wayne Mills was a Systems Strengthening Officer in the State (Police) Prosecutions Department in Port Vila, Vanuatu. He was accompanied by his partner Mereana Mills who was also on assignment with VSA. Wayne completed his assignment in December 2013. View full profile


Anne Simmons

Anne Simmons

Anne Simmons is volunteering as a Photo-Journalist working on Yachting Tourism for the Vanuatu Tourism Office. She is working with her husband, Eric, sailing around the islands of Vanuatu. They will complete their assignment in December 2014.


Chris Donnelly

Chris Donnelly

Chris Donnelly volunteering as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme. He is a Planning Adviser with the Penama Provincial Government and will return to New Zealand in December 2014.


Christine Schmidli

Christine Schmidli

Christine Schmidli is volunteering as a Curriculum and Training Adviser to the Anglican Church of Melanesia in Luganville, Santo. She is accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, Kurt. They will return to New Zealand in January 2015. View full profile


Daria Romanos

Daria Romanos

Daria Romanos is on UniVol assignment as a Youth Worker at NCYC (Wan Smol Bag) in Luganville, Vanuatu. She will complete her assignment in January 2015.


Dianne Hambrook

Dianne Hambrook

Dianne is volunteering as a Tourism Business Development Adviser (Southern Provinces) with the Department of Tourism. She is accompanied by her husband, Keith. They will return to New Zealand in June 2016.


Elizabeth Brown

Elizabeth Brown

Elizabeth Brown is volunteering as a Waste Management Adviser with Lenakel municipal Council and TAFEA Provincial Govt. She is accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, Peter. They will return to New Zealand in October 2015.


Eric Simmons

Eric Simmons

Eric Simmons is volunteering as a Photo-Journalist working on Yachting Tourism for the Vanuatu Tourism Office. He is working with his wife, Anne, sailing around the islands of Vanuatu. They will complete their assignment in December 2014.


Grace Savage

Grace Savage

Grace Savage is volunteering as a Grants Field Officer with World Vision Vanuatu as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. She will complete her assignment in February 2016.


Jane Wright

Jane Wright

Jane is volunteering as Tourism Business Development Adviser with the Department of Tourism in Lakatoro, Vanuatu. She is accompanied by her partner, Karlos Paisley. They will return to New Zealand in January 2016.


Janesha Bhana

Janesha Bhana

Janesha Bhana is volunteering as Clinical Support Coordinator to the Churches of Christ Medical Santo, Vanuatu. She will complete her assignment in February 2016.


Jill Greenhalgh

Jill Greenhalgh

Jill Greenhalgh is volunteering as a Research/Information Adviser with the Farm Support Association based in Port Vila, Vanuatu. She will complete her assignment in June 2016.


Karen Roberts

Karen Roberts

Karen is volunteering as Programme Manager and Disability Adviser with CARE International, based in Port Vila, Vanuatu. She is accompanied by her husband, Ron. They will return to New Zealand in June 2015.


Karlos Paisley

Karlos Paisley

Karlos Paisley is volunteering as an ICT Systems Utilisation Advisor for the Department of Tourism, based in Lakatoro in Malekula, Vanuatu. He will complete his assignment in January 2016.


Kurt Schmidli

Kurt Schmidli

Kurt Schmidli is volunteering as Business and Marketing Adviser for the Anglican Church of Melanesia in Luganville, Santo. He is accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Christine. They will return to New Zealand in January 2015. View full profile


Mary O'Reilly

Mary O'Reilly

Mary O'Reilly is a Waste Management Adviser at Sanma Provincial Council & Luganville Municipal Council in Vanuatu. She will complete her assignment in October 2014. View full profile


Richard Robyns

Richard Robyns

Richard Robyns is volunteering as a Curriculum Development Adviser with the Vanuatu Rural Development Training Centre, based in Port Vila. He is accompanied by his partner, Elena Procuta. They will return to New Zealand in February 2016.


Steffen Gnatzy

Steffen Gnatzy

Steffen Gnatzy is a Business Adviser at the Office of the Registrar of Cooperatives & Business Development Services, based in Lakatoro, Malekula, Vanuatu. Steffen is accompanied by his wife, Dagmar. He completes his assignment in March 2015. View full profile


Alison Holmes

Alison Holmes

Alison Holmes is volunteering as Tertiary Education Adviser at the Kokopo Business College. She will complete her assignment in February 2015. View full profile


Amanda Weaver (Past Volunteer)

Amanda Weaver (Past Volunteer)

Amanda Weaver is a Monitoring & Evaluation and Marketing Assistant at Kairak Vudal Resource and Training Centre (KVRTC), Papua New Guinea. She is on a UniVol assignment which finishes in December 2012. View full profile


Ant Rewcastle (past volunteer)

Ant Rewcastle (past volunteer)

Ant Rewcastle was an Eco-Forestry Adviser at Toimtop Bio-Cultural Conservation (TBCCD), Papua New Guinea. He completed his assignment in September 2012. View full profile


Bruce McPherson (Past volunteer)

Bruce McPherson (Past volunteer)

Bruce McPherson was a Finance and Management Adviser for Mahonia Na Dari, Papua New Guinea. He completed his assignment in February 2013. View full profile


Gabrielle Banks (Past volunteer)

Gabrielle Banks (Past volunteer)

Gabrielle Banks was on UniVol assignment as Early Intervention Assistant with Callan Disability Services in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. She completed her assignment in December 2013. View full profile


Janna Candy (past volunteer)

Janna Candy (past volunteer)

Janna Candy was a Monitoring and Evaluation Adviser at the Kairak Vudal Resource and Training Centre, Papua New Guinea. She completed her assignment in December 2011. View full profile


Jenny Spencer (Past volunteer)

Jenny Spencer (Past volunteer)

Jenny Spencer worked as Human Resources Management Adviser for the Wide Bay Conservation Association in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. She was accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, John. They returned to New Zealand in March 2014. View full profile


Jessica Bensemann (past volunteer)

Jessica Bensemann (past volunteer)

Jessica Bensemann volunteered as a Business Development Adviser working for Women and Youth in Agriculture, based in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. She completed her assignment in September 2013. View full profile


John Spencer (Past volunteer)

John Spencer (Past volunteer)

John Spencer worked as File & Records Management Adviser for the Wide Bay Conservation Association in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. He was accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Jenny. They returned to New Zealand in March 2014. View full profile


Michelle Hitchcock (past volunteer)

Michelle Hitchcock (past volunteer)

Michelle Hitchcock was a Project Officer on VSA's UniVol programme, working at KVRTC, Papua New Guinea. She completed her assignment in December 2011. View full profile


Mike Stewart (Past volunteer)

Mike Stewart (Past volunteer)

Mike Stewart was a Teacher Trainer at the Vunapope International Primary School, Papua New Guinea. He completed his assignment in October 2013. View full profile


Rosie Paterson (Past volunteer)

Rosie Paterson (Past volunteer)

Rosie Paterson was on UniVol assignment as Projects Assistant for the Catholic Archdiocese of Rabaul in Kokopo, PNG. She completed her assignment in December 2013. View full profile


Susan Kelly (Past volunteer)

Susan Kelly (Past volunteer)

Susan Kelly was a Management and Administration Adviser at the Catholic Archdiocese of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea. She completed her assignment in December 2012. View full profile


Adrienne Gravatt

Adrienne Gravatt

Adrienne Gravatt is volunteering as a Project Management Adviser with the New Ireland Provincial Administration, Division of Planning and Policy, based in Kavieng. She will complete her assignment in March 2016.


Anne Bradbury

Anne Bradbury is volunteering as a Town/Physical Planning Adviser with the New Ireland Provincial Administration, Division of Lands and Physical Planning, based in Kavieng. She will complete her assignment in March 2016.


Arnold Hawkins

Arnold Hawkins

Arnold Hawkins is volunteering as a Building and Maintenance Adviser at the National Fisheries College, based in Kavieng, PNG. He will complete his assignment in February 2015.


Jacqui Iseli

Jacqui Iseli

Jacqui Iseli is volunteering as Inclusive Education Adviser (Sign Language) at Kabaleo Teachers' College, based in Kokopo. She will complete her assignment in August 2016.


Lorena de la Torre

Lorena de la Torre

Lorena de la Torre is volunteering for two years as a Hospitality Trainer with Kabaira Girls' Vocational Centre in East New Britain, PNG. She will complete her assignment in February 2016.


Olivia Loftus

Olivia Loftus

Olivia is on UniVol assignment as an Inclusive Education and Administration Assistant with Callan Services in East New Britain, Kokopo, PNG. She will complete her assignment in December 2014.


Phil Dolby

Phil Dolby

Phil Dolby is volunteering as Operations Management Adviser with the Catholic Archdiocese of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea. This is Phil's fifth assignment with VSA. He will complete his assignment in November 2014.


Rob Francis

Rob Francis

Rob Francis is volunteering as a Community Development Adviser with the Division of Community Development, based in Kavieng. He is accompanied by his partner,
Marion Beintmann. They will return to New Zealand in May 2016.


Tim Fletcher

Tim Fletcher

Tim Fletcher is working as a Doctor for St Mary's hospital in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. His wife Janet is accompanying him. They will return to New Zealand in September 2014.


Vernette Roberts

Vernette Roberts

Vernette Roberts is volunteering as Management and Administration Adviser (Disabilities) with Callan Services in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. She will complete her assignment in August 2014. View full profile


Emily Steel

Emily Steel

Emily Steel is on UniVol assignment as a Youth, Sports and Women's Affairs Officer for Honiara City Council. She will complete her assignment in October 2014. View full profile


Adele Cubitt (past volunteer)

Adele Cubitt worked as a Legal Adviser (Research) at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in the Solomon Islands. She completed her assignment in July 2011. View full profile


Bryce McGowan (Past volunteer)

Bryce McGowan (Past volunteer)

Bryce McGowan volunteered as a Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Adviser at World Vision Solomon Islands. He completed his assignment in May 2013. View full profile


Celia Burton (Past volunteer)

Celia Burton (Past volunteer)

Celia Burton was a Training Adviser at Kolombangara Forest Products Limited (KFPL) in the Solomon Islands. She completed her assignment in September 2012. View full profile


Gary King (Past volunteer)

Gary King (Past volunteer)

Gary King was a Management Adviser at ACMCA, SCA, and The Nature Conservancy in the Solomon Islands. He completed his assignment in August 2012. View full profile


Kylie Enoka (Past volunteer)

Kylie Enoka (Past volunteer)

Kylie Enoka was on UniVol assignment as Projects/Communications Assistant for the Young Women's Christian Association programme Sistas Savve in Honiara. She completed her assignment in December 2013. View full profile


Laurie Williams (Past volunteer)

Laurie Williams  (Past volunteer)

Laurie Williams was a Principal Adviser at the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD) at King George VI High School in the Solomon Islands. He returned to New Zealand in November 2012. View full profile


Melanie Phillips (Past volunteer)

Melanie Phillips (Past volunteer)

Melanie Phillips was a Legal Adviser at the Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening, Solomon Islands. She completed her assignment in May 2014. View full profile


Renee Yap (past volunteer)

Renee Yap (past volunteer)

Renee Yap worked as a Legal Adviser at the Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening in the Solomon Islands. She completed her assignment in August 2011. View full profile


Simon James (Past volunteer)

Simon James (Past volunteer)

Simon James was a Road Works Adviser at the Ministry of Infrastructure & Development in the Solomon Islands. He completed his assignment in February 2013. View full profile


Sophie Egden (Past volunteer)

Sophie Egden (Past volunteer)

Sophie Egden was a Legal Adviser at Temotu Provincial Government in the Solomon Islands. She completed her assignment in June 2012. View full profile


Steve Carter (Past volunteer)

Steve Carter (Past volunteer)

Steve Carter was an Education Authority Adviser at Makira Ulawa Provincial Education in the Solomon Islands. He completed his assignment in July 2012. View full profile


Andrew Sorensen

Andrew Sorensen

Andrew Sorensen is working as Education Authority Adviser for the Choiseul Provincial Education Authority (under the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development), Solomon Islands. He will complete his assignment in January 2015.


Ayako Ioroi

Ayako Ioroi

Ayako Ioroi is volunteering as Programme Coordinator (Ending Violence Against Women and Girls) with UN Women, as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. Her assignment will conclude in January 2016.


Kay Dawson

Kay Dawson

Kay is volunteering as an Education Authority Adviser with the Isabel Provincial Education Authority in the Solomon Islands. She is accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, Les. They will complete their assignments in September 2015.


Kelvin Hewetson

Kelvin Hewetson

Kelvin Hewetson is on a short-term assignment as Infrastructure Adviser with the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development, as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme. He will complete his assignment in December 2014.


Ken Lewis

Ken Lewis

Ken Lewis is volunteering as Communications Adviser with The Nature Conservancy in Honiara, Solomon Islands. He will complete his assignment in March 2015. View full profile


Keziah George

Keziah George

Keziah George is a Downer cadet volunteer with the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme, as an Infrastructure Adviser with the Ministry of Education, Human Resources and Development. She will complete her assignment in August 2014.


Kylie Enoka

Kylie Enoka

Kylie Enoka is a World Vision/VSA volunteer working as a Grants Field Officer with World Vision Solomon Islands as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme. She will finish in July 2015


Lance Cash

Lance Cash

Lance is on UniVol assignment as Communications Development Officer with Honiara City Council in the Solomon Islands. He will complete his assignment in October 2014.


Laurie Williams

Laurie Williams

Laurie Williams is on a series of short-term assignments in the Solomons, as Technical Adviser Governance / Management National Secondary Schools at the Ministry of Education, Human Resources and Development. This assignment will conclude in October 2014.


Les Dawson

Les Dawson

Les is volunteering as a Financial Management Adviser with the Isabel Education Authority in the Solomon Islands. He is accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Kay. They will complete their assignments in September 2015.


Marni Gilbert

Marni Gilbert

Marni Gilbert is volunteering as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. She is working as a Project and Communications Officer UN Women. She will complete her assignment in August 2015.


Polynesia


Val Duthie (Past volunteer)

Val Duthie (Past volunteer)

Val Duthie was an English as a Second Language Trainer at the Marine Training Centre, Kiribati. She completed her assignment in May 2013. View full profile


Birnie Duthie (Past volunteer)

Birnie Duthie (Past volunteer)

Birnie Duthie was an English as a Second Language Trainer at the Marine Training Centre, Kiribati. He completed his assignment in May 2013. View full profile


Gerda Pentinga

Gerda Pentinga

Gerda Pentinga is volunteering as an English as a Second Language Trainer at the Marine Training Centre in Tarawa, Kiribati. She will complete her assignment in April 2016.


Roslyn Clarke

Roslyn Clarke

Roslyn Clarke is volunteering as Water and Sanitation Engineer at the Ministry of Public Works and Utilities in Tarawa, Kiribati. She will complete her assignment in April 2015.


Fay Moorfield

Fay Moorfield

Fay Moorfield is on a short-term volunteering assignment as Marketing Adviser with the Tonga Business Enterprise Centre. She will complete her assignment in August 2014. View full profile


Barbara Wilkinson

Barbara Wilkinson

Barbara Wilkinson is volunteering as Commercialisation Manager with Tonga Export Quality Management Limited. She will complete her assignment in July 2015.


Elizabeth Rine

Elizabeth Rine

Elizabeth is on UniVol assignment as a Tourism Support Officer with the Tonga Tourism Authority, based in Tongatapu. She will complete her assignment in November 2014.


Fiona Cleland

Fiona Cleland

Fiona Cleland is volunteering as a Project and Office Management Adviser with the Ministry of Infrastructure in Nuku'alofa. She will complete her assignment in May 2015.


Miang Lim

Miang Lim

Miang is on a short-term, three month assignment as a Food Production Adviser with the Nishi Foundation, based in Nuku'alofa. She will complete her assignment in November 2014.


Sara Calman

Sara Calman

Sara is volunteering as a Legal Adviser with the Women and Children Crisis Centre based in Nuku’alofa, Tonga. She will complete her assignment in July 2015.


Ken Wong

Ken Wong

Ken Wong works as a Scientific Research Adviser with the Scientific Research Organisation of Samoa. He completes his assignment in August 2014. View full profile


Achim Brinkmann (Past volunteer)

Achim Brinkmann (Past volunteer)

Achim Brinkmann worked as an Infrastructure Advisor with Farmers Samoa Incorporated. He was accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Doris. They completed their assignments in November 2013. View full profile


Doris Brinkmann (Past volunteer)

Doris Brinkmann (Past volunteer)

Doris Brinkmann volunteered as Office Management Adviser with Farmers Samoa Inc. She was accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, Achim. They returned to New Zealand in November 2013. View full profile


Jacky Fuller (Past volunteer)

Jacky Fuller (Past volunteer)

Jacky Fuller was a Business Adviser (Adult Education) at SBEC, Samoa. She completed her assignment in April 2014. View full profile


Andrew Postles

Andrew Postles

Andy is volunteering as a Veterinarian Adviser with the Animal Protection Society based in Upolu, Samoa. He is accompanied by his wife, Johanna. They will return to New Zealand in February 2016.


Bernie Gruschow

Bernie Gruschow is on a short-term assignment as a Sounds Engineer Adviser with the Samoa Tourism Authority. He will return to New Zealand in October 2014.


Charles Lloyd

Charles Lloyd

Charles Lloyd is volunteering as an Administration and Services Adviser with the Samoa Association of Manufacturers and Exporters. He is accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Eth. They will return to New Zealand in November 2014.


Christine Hartley

Christine Hartley

Christine Hartley is on a short-term assignment as an Internet Writer/Blogger with the Samoa Tourism Authority. She will return to New Zealand in November 2014.


Eth Lloyd

Eth Lloyd

Eth Lloyd is volunteering as an Administration and Services Adviser with the Samoa Association of Manufacturers and Exporters. She is accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, Charles. They will return to New Zealand in November 2014.


Gary Elshaw

Gary Elshaw

Gary Elshaw is volunteering as Communications and Marketing Adviser with the Samoa Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He will complete his assignment in September 2015.


Hani Jossi

Hani Jossi

Hani Jossi is on a short-term assignment as a Volunteer Training Adviser with the Samoa Tourism Authority. He will return to New Zealand in December 2014.


Jennifer Penwell

Jennifer Penwell

Jennifer Penwell is on a short-term volunteer assignment as Office Management Adviser with Samoa Farmers Association. She will complete her assignment March 2015.


Maria Koch

Maria Koch

Maria Koch is volunteering as a Horticulture and Marketing Adviser with Poutasi Development Trust. She will complete her assignment in July 2016.


Marianne Schumacher-Hagen

Marianne Schumacher-Hagen

Marianne Schumacher-Hagen is on a short-term assignment as a Strategic Planning Adviser (Tourism) with Samoa Hotels Association. She will complete her assignment in December 2014.


Pamela Fleming

Pamela Fleming is on a short-term assignment as an Internet Writer/Blogger with the Samoa Tourism Authority. She will return to New Zealand in November 2014.


Phoebe Newsham

Phoebe Newsham

Phoebe is on UniVol assignment as an Event Support Officer with the Samoa Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee. She will complete her assignment in December 2014.


Renae Carr

Renae Carr

Renae Carr is on a short-term assignment as a Database Adviser for the Samoa Cancer Society Incorporated, based in Apia. She will complete her assignment in August 2014.


Sara Roy

Sara Roy

Sara Roy is volunteering as an Office Management Adviser for the Savai'i Samoa Tourism Association. She is accompanied by her husband, Alasdair. They will return to New Zealand in February 2015.


Sophie Dowson

Sophie Dowson

Sophie Dowson is on a short-term assignment as a Event Management Adviser with the Samoa Tourism Authority. She will return to New Zealand in September 2014.


Tapu Tuisuga

Tapu Tuisuga

Tapu is volunteering as a Counselling Adviser with the Samoa Victim Support Group, based in Apia. He is accompanied by his partner, Sarah. He will complete his assignment in August 2015.


Vanessa Hart

Vanessa Hart

Vanessa Hart is volunteering as an Accomodation Support Officer for the Samoa Hotels Association. She will complete her assignment in October 2014.


Asia


Ken Wong (past volunteer)

Ken Wong (past volunteer)

Ken Wong worked as a Science Faculty Adviser at the Royal University of Phnom Penh in Cambodia. He completed that assignment in September 2011. He is now on a new assignment in Samoa as a Scientific Research Adviser with the Scientific Research Organisation of Samoa... View full profile


Walter Lee

Walter Lee

Walter Lee is working as an English Language Adviser for the Dili Institute of Technology. He will complete his assignment in July 2015. View full profile


Andrew Smith (past volunteer)

Andrew Smith (past volunteer)

Andrew Smith worked as a Database Development Trainer at BELUN in Timor-Leste. He completed his assignment in November 2012. View full profile


Dorothy Culloty (Past volunteer)

Dorothy Culloty (Past volunteer)

Dorothy Culloty worked as a Management Adviser for Movimento Cooperativo Economico-Agricola, an organisation working with farmers in Timor-Leste. She was accompanied by her husband, Kees Sprengers. They returned to New Zealand in December 2013. View full profile


Lisa Vitasovich (Past Volunteer)

Lisa Vitasovich (Past Volunteer)

Lisa Vitasovich is a MYOB & Finance Systems Trainer at the Dili Institute of Technology, Timor-Leste. She completed her assignment in November 2012. View full profile


Tanya Wilkinson (Past volunteer)

Tanya Wilkinson (Past volunteer)

Tanya Wilkinson was a Marketing Adviser, working at Hamahon Feto Timor, Timor-Leste. She completed her assignment in September 2012. View full profile


Amanda Patterson

Amanda Patterson

Amanda Patterson is volunteering as a Programme Management Adviser with HAFOTI, based in Dili, Timor-Leste. She will finish her assignment in August 2016.


Aubrey Kirkpatrick

Aubrey Kirkpatrick

Aubrey is volunteering as a Library Adviser to Centro Treinamentu Integral no Desenvolvimento Collegio in Baucau, Timor-Leste. She is accompanied by her partner, Ian Auld. They will return to New Zealand in September 2015.


Caroline Phillips

Caroline Phillips

Caroline Phillips is volunteering as Tourism Training Adviser at the East Timor Development Agency. She will complete her assignment in October 2014.


Catherine Madigan

Catherine Madigan

Catherine Madigan is volunteering as a Production Team Mentor (Audio Visual) with PixelAsia, based in Dili. She will complete her assignment in March 2015.


Chris Delaney

Chris Delaney

Chris Delaney is volunteering as a Mediation Adviser (Land Rights) with Belun, based in Dili, Timor-Leste. He will complete his assignment in February 2015.


Chris Manson

Chris Manson is working as an IT and MIS team mentor for the micro-finance company Moris Rasik in Dili, Timor-Leste. He will complete his assignment in October 2014.


Christiana Eligius

Christiana Eligius

Christiana Eligius is volunteering as an Office Administration Systems Adviser with the Dili Institute of Technology in Timor-Leste. She will complete her assignment in August 2015.


Dana MacDiarmid

Dana MacDiarmid

Dana MacDiarmid is volunteering as Communications and Marketing Adviser with Empreza Di’ak, based in Dili. She will complete her assignment in June 2015.


Del Bovill

Del Bovill

Delwyn (Del) Bovill is volunteering as a Resource Centre Management Adviser at The Xanana Gusmao Reading Room in Dili. She is accompanied by her husband, Tony. She will complete her assignment in August 2015.


Douglas Hosking

Douglas Hosking

Douglas Hosking is volunteering as a Finance Systems Adviser at the Centre of Studies for Peace and Development. He is accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Ros. They will return to New Zealand in October 2014.


Joshua Brooks

Joshua Brooks

Joshua Brooks is volunteering as a Database Adviser with Belun in Dili. He will complete his assignment in October 2015.


Julia Sherriff

Julia Sherriff

Julia Sherriff is working as an Early Childhood Programme Adviser for ChildFund based in Dili. She will complete her assignment in April 2015. View full profile


Julianne Sanders

Julianne Sanders

Julianne Sanders is volunteering as a Strategic Development and Business Mentor for Fo Naroman Timor-Leste. She will complete her assignment in September 2015.


Melanie McIntosh

Melanie McIntosh

Melanie McIntosh is volunteering as a Financial Adviser with Empreza Di'ak, based in Dili, Timor-Leste. She will complete her assignment in January 2015.


Pat Martin

Pat Martin

Pat Martin is on assignment as Advocacy and Communications Adviser working with World Vision Timor-Leste. He is accompanied by his partner, Pip Desmond. They will return to New Zealand in April 2015.


Robyn Jebson

Robyn Jebson

Robyn Jebson is volunteering as Tourism Research and Development Adviser to the Instituto de Apoio ao Desenvolvimento Empresarial in Dili. She will complete her assignment in March 2015.


Rosslyn Hosking

Rosslyn Hosking

Rosslyn Hosking is on a short-term assignment as Administration Adviser at the Centre of Studies for Peace and Development in Dili, Timor-Leste. She is accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, Doug. Rosslyn will complete her assignment in October 2014.


Stephanie Harris

Stephanie Harris

Stephanie Harris is on UniVol assignment as a Youth Programme Assistant with Ba Futuru. She will complete her assignment December 2014.


Tennant Fenton

Tennant Fenton

Tennant Fenton is a World Vision/VSA volunteer working as a Marketing Adviser with World Vision Timor-Leste, as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. He will finish in September 2015.


Ken McIntyre (past volunteer)

Ken McIntyre (past volunteer)

Ken McIntyre was an English Language Teacher at the Institute of Foreign Affairs. He completed his assignment in December 2010. View full profile


Africa


Anna Reid (past volunteer)

Anna Reid (past volunteer)

Anna Reid worked as a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer on VSA’s UniVol programme, working at Restless Development in South Africa. She completed her assignment in December 2010. View full profile


Victoria Gregory (past volunteer)

Victoria Gregory (past volunteer)

Victoria Gregory is a Community and Resource Centre Manager at Umtata Child Abuse Resource Centre in Mthatha, South Africa. Before leaving New Zealand she was working with Government agencies on a gender pay and employment equity project in Wellington. She completes her assignment in December... View full profile


Chandni Bedhesi (past volunteer)

Chandni Bedhesi (past volunteer)

Chandni Bedhesi worked as a Primary/Intermediate Teacher Trainer at the Kara Counselling and Training Trust in Zambia. She completed her assignment in August 2011. View full profile


Kusal Perera (past volunteer)

Kusal Perera (past volunteer)

Kusal Perera worked as a Marketing Development Adviser at Tanganyika Farmers Association in Tanzania. He completed his assignment in August 2011. View full profile


John Collie (past volunteer)

John Collie (past volunteer)

John Collie worked as a Farm Management Adviser at Leguruki/King’ori Education Centre in Tanzania. John was accompanied by his wife Sunja. He completed his assignment in October 2011. View full profile


Nicholas Latty (past volunteer)

Nicholas Latty (past volunteer)

Nicholas Latty worked as a Communication and Project Writing Adviser on VSA’s UniVol programme, working at Malezi AIDS Care Awareness Organisation in Tanzania. He completed his assignment in December 2010. View full profile


Anne Perera (Past volunteer)

Anne Perera (Past volunteer)

Anne Perera was a Food and Nutrition Adviser at Small Industries Development Organisation (SIDO) in Tanzania. Before leaving New Zealand she was working as a Business Development and Compliance Manager with Fresh Direct based in Auckland. She completed her assignment in July 2012. View full profile


New Zealand and Regional Partnerships


Olivia Owen

Olivia Owen

Olivia Owen is volunteering as Inter-agency Initiatives Coordinator with the UN Women Fiji Multi-Country Office. She is accompanied by her partner, Tim Noble. They will return to New Zealand in June 2015. View full profile


Ellie van Baaren

Ellie van Baaren

Ellie van Baaren is volunteering as Regional Communications and Media Specialist with UN Women as part of our New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme. She is based in Fiji and will complete her assignment in March 2016. View full profile


Martin Child

Martin Child

Martin Child is a New Zealand and Regional Partnerships volunteer. He is the "Advancing Gender Justice in the Pacific" Programme Coordinator for the UN Women Pacific Sub-Regional Office in Fiji. He is accompanied by his wife, Amy. His assignment will end in July 2016.


Nicholas Hay

Nicholas Hay

Nick Hay is volunteering as a Coastal Fisheries Scientist with the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency, based in Nauru. He will complete his assignment in October 2015.


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